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Apartheid or Apartness #3 Opposition and Escalation

5. Opposition In 1960, a large group of blacks in Sharpeville refused to carry their passes; the government declared a state of emergency. The emergency lasted for 156 days, leaving 69 people dead and 187 people wounded. Wielding the Public … Continue reading

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Apartheid or Apartness #2 Up to 2nd part 20th Century

3. First part of 20th century When the Union of South Africa came into being in 1910 the white people got all the functions and major positions. The African National Congress (ANC), formed in 1912, became the opponent of apartheid, … Continue reading

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